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Clinical Pharmacist 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-24-00024  
Open Date 2/8/2024  
Number of Openings 1  
Department Pharmacy 

Work type Regular Part-time 

Grade Grade 7B ($45.03/hr to $56.43/hr) 

FTE 0.8 

Posting Close Date 03/08/2024 

Description

Join us in building a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, and a top 40 Canadian research hospital. Serving over 8,500 families annually in both inpatient and outpatient programs and services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in three successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview’s vision is to support the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families. We are an academic hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. All clinical staff are expected to contribute to the academic agenda through one or more of the following activities: supervising students, teaching, academic service, scholarship and research.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, inclusive, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth. 

The Position

The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible to identify, resolve and prevent drug related problems and contribute to optimal client outcomes. The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for ensuring that pharmacy services meet the needs of the clients and be administered with accepted ethical, professional practices and legal requirements. He/she contributes to medication management at Holland Bloorview to ensure that the utilization of medications is safe, appropriate and cost effective.

This is a permanet part-time (0.8 FTE, or 30 hours a week) position, with the opportunity for additional casual hours. 

Key Responsibilities:

Clinical

  • Provides clinical pharmacy services to identify, resolve, and prevent drug related problems, to ensure optimal client care is achieved
  • Designs, implements and monitors drug therapy specific to client care needs
  • Participates in interprofessional rounds and family meetings as a member of the client care team
  • In partnership with clients/families and the interprofessional team, provides client and family-integrated care that is goal directed, evidence based and outcome oriented
  • Provides discharge planning and teaching to clients and families
  • Collaborates with members of the interprofessional team and community providers to ensure an integrated approach to service
  • Participates, when possible, in select outpatient clinics for the provision of pharmaceutical care and medication teaching for clients and families

Drug Distribution

  • Partners with pharmacy technicians to provide a safe and effective drug distribution system

Communication

  • Provides drug information and education to health care personnel, clients and families, and students

Education

  • Ensures professional competency through ongoing continuing education
  • Provides in-service education to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals
  • Provides orientation and training for new staff members and students

Research and Clinical Trials

  • Participates in pharmacy related and collaborative interprofessional research projects and clinical drug trials

Risk/Quality Management

  • Provides On-Call pharmacist services, on a rotational basis, as required
  • Participates in quality management activities including regular evaluation of pharmacy services

Administration

  • Participates in quality improvement activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment for staff, clients and families
  • Participates in hospital committees as required

Qualifications:

Education/Licensure

  • Graduate of an accredited Faculty/College of Pharmacy (Baccalaureate Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm D.)
  • Licensed in Ontario to practice pharmacy (Part A of Register)

Experience

  • Two years experience in a hospital pharmacy with demonstrated excellence in clinical practice with a paediatric population is preferred
  • Experience in providing exceptional client and family-centred care

Special Skills

  • Demonstrates excellence in communication, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Demonstrates computer proficiency
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital: Courage and Resilience, Compassion, Excellence, Equity, and Innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to organize time, set priorities and meet deadlines, while maintaining high quality and accurate work

Physical and Environmental Demands

  • Light lifting, walking, standing, sitting at a computer terminal
  • Small exposure to chemical pharmaceuticals including chemotherapeutic agents
 
About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, medical complexity, illness and injury. All of our work is guided by our strategic plan, Transformative Care, Inclusive World: Holland Bloorview 2030. The plan: https://strategicplan.hollandbloorview.ca/

To get a glimpse as to who Holland Bloorview is, we invite you to watch the Dear Everybody, This is Holland Bloorview video. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbp-WhflXXo&feature=youtu.be

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of inclusion, diversity, equity accessibility, and anti-racism (IDEAA). This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we seek to create an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. To help in our journey towards fully reflecting the communities we partner with, we welcome and encourage applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://hollandbloorview.appone.com



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